Accession Number : ADD004042

Title :   Powdered Metal Source for Production of Heat and Hydrogen Gas.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Black,Stanley A ; Jenkins,James F

Report Date : 12 Apr 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : The patent relates to micro electrochemical cells which utilize an intimate mixture of active and passive metals which are reacted with seawater for producing heat and hydrogen gas for use as a heat source, energy source, or buoyancy generator for use in remote areas.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Heating, *Gas generating systems, Electrochemistry, Magnesium, Iron, Sea water, Protective clothing, Divers, Hydrogen, Exothermic reactions

Subject Categories : Air Condition, Heating, Lighting & Ventilating
      Hydraulic and Pneumatic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE